Food Additive Of The Week – Sulphites and Sour Grapes…

In a recent blog, I mentioned how certain foods and ingredients, both natural and as additives, can trigger respiratory and skin problems.  A particular subgroup of additives – sulphites – have well known connections to symptoms such as asthma, skin ailments, headaches and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), yet despite over 25 years of growing evidence on it’s unwanted […]

Are You Sensitive To Salicylates?

Here at The Food Werewolf, we spend a lot of time talking about looking at what you eat and drink to help you find calm and balance. In short, if you or your family have unwanted behaviour or physical issues, it’s always a good starting point to eliminate food additives – especially artificial colouring and […]

Road Tripping With (Real) Fast Food!

Never thought I’d say this, but I am actually a little bit excited about a fast food chain…  We have just done a whirlwind round trip to Byron Bay from our home in the middle of nowhere. I’m talking about a return trip of over 2500kms in 3 days.  Yep, we’re a little bit crazy, […]

Taming Toddler Tantrums

Toddlers are just beginning to learn how to communicate, express themselves and understand their world, which means it can be hard for parents to decipher a toddler’s life, let alone find the cause of their problems. Whilst we all know a household with a toddler is a stormy ride, the key to finding some calm […]


  Kids love noodles… They tick all the boxes – they’re fun, easy to eat and messy! Most kids eat noodles as part of spaghetti bolognaise or the quick and easy two minute noodles. However there can be all sorts of issues with two minute noodles… Did you know the popular chicken flavoured variety contain ten […]


The prevalence of ADHD, ADD and ODD in society today is astonishing.   For kids, parents and families, the stigma attached to ADHD can be remarkably intense and often very unpleasant. At school, playgroups, shopping centres and parties, those with ADHD are often singled out and noticed. The effects of this are huge for all concerned […]